Growth and employment boosts in Turkey Page
The government has given priority to reduce the current account deficit and inflation. it would also boost growth and employment.
1.8 million new jobs Turkish government plan to create by 2016. Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said that the government aims to create 1.8 million new jobs between 2014 and 2016, they aim to reduce the unemployment rate to about 8.9 percent.
"We plan to grow by 4 percent in 2014 and 5 percent in both 2015 and 2016, we announced this before. The country's unemployment rate to fall to around 8.9 percent," said Prime Minister Ali Babacan.
The unemployment rate will be around 9.5 percent by the end of this year, said Babacan, and reach gradually decline in the coming years.